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WatchdogI'm pretty sure there is a clause in the contract of every Newsday sportswriter requiring us to refer to anything local-girl-made-good Sue Bird does. Hence, you should know that our Ms. Bird will be appearing on "NBA Access with Ahmad......
WatchdogDeitsch asked some "interesting people" to predict the top sports story of the second half of 2008. Turns out I rank in that category, along with Charles Barkley, Danica Patrick and Syosset's own Sue Bird. Syosset has produced an amazing......
The Hartford CourantIn the greatest rivalry in women's college basketball history, UConn and Tennessee played 22 times in the 12 years between 1995 and 2007. For UConn and Notre Dame, this will be 14 times in three years and 55 days. This will be 11 times in two years...
The Hartford CourantWe know an awful lot about the numbers. What we don't know about are the numbers. For days now, even with the official Big East divorce announcement pending, we have known that UConn, Cincinnati and South Florida will get $20 million to $25 million as...
The Hartford CourantIt would make for a delicious metaphor to assert that Kelly Faris plays as if there is no scorebook. Only it wouldn't be a metaphor. "Points, that's one thing I never did emphasize very much," Bob Faris said. "There was never even a book kept on our...
The Hartford CourantOn my first day as sports columnist for The Courant, after 15 years covering the NHL, I approached one of the most admired women's basketball players in the world. I had a question. "Ask me anything you want," Rebecca Lobo said that November day in...
The Hartford CourantJen Rizzotti had just finished talking to reporters about Hartford's extraordinary pregame ceremony, about the Newtown massacre and was still dabbing tears from her eyes when she sat down at Chase Family Arena. Any question was going to be easier than...
The Hartford CourantNEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova recoiled at the question. Should women play five sets in the tennis majors like the men? "Five sets?" said Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion and No. 2 seed at the 2012 New Haven Open. "I'm so glad we are not playing...
Tags: Basketball, Golf, Goran Ivanisevic, IBM, Rory McIlroy
Jeff JacobsNews that Joe Schlosser, aka longtime radio bad boy Sebastian, was arrested this week on sports gambling charges came with all the shock of the sun rising in the East. The odds had to be no longer than even money. Heck, if you wanted to play a word...
Tags: Entertainment, Athletes, Casino and Gambling, Radio, Crimes
The Fabulous ForumSparks forward Candace Parker was voted to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team with 19,376 votes, making her the sixth-leading vote getter. Parker will most likely miss the game because of a torn lateral meniscus in her......
The Fabulous ForumLisa Leslie, Tina Thompson, Ticha Penicheiro and Teresa Weatherspoon were among the 15 WNBA players selected as the top players in league history by fans, sports writers, current players and coaches. Thompson and Penicheiro currently play for the Sparks,...
The Fabulous ForumCandace Parker had 17 points and five rebounds to lead the Sparks to a 71-66 victory over the defending champion Seattle Storm in their first exhibition game of the season Wednesday at Cal State Dominguez Hills. The Sparks led by......
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